Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Dal properties

Turmeric recipes

What is dal?

Dal is a very common Hindu typical recipe, used as an appetizer or as main course. In some regions it is crushed and consumed pureed as hummus.

Properties of dal

Dal dish gives us vegetable protein from lentils and antioxidant properties from all plant foods but especially turmeric. In addition, turmeric is an aromatic spice with digestive properties.

Cumin gives a very distinctive flavor to the recipe, very warm and fragrant. (Please use with small amounts and increase according to taste)

How to prepare dal


- 1 cup of pink variety lentils

- 1 cup water or vegetable broth (same proportion as lentils)

- 1 onion, cut into cubes

- 1 carrot, julienned

- 1 tablespoon turmeric powder

- � teaspoon cumin

- olive oil

- Salt


- Wash, peel and cut all ingredients.

- Saute the onion with a little oil and salt, 5 minutes over medium-low heat.

- Add the carrots cut into small cubes.

- Cook with lid for 5 minutes.

- Add turmeric and cumin spices.

- Pour a glass of water and lentils.

- Cook for 3 minutes and serve

When to serve it?

- Serve as a main dish.

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